The Club Nàutic Sant Feliu de Guíxols hosted this weekend the first round of the
IX Guíxols Cup
with seventy sailors, 25 in ILCA 4 and 45 in ILCA 6. The role of the sailors of the Sant Feliu Yacht Club stands out, as they have made several podiums.

In ILCA 4 the gold went to Miguel García of the Club Náutico Cambrils, the silver to Toni Autonell of the Club Náutico El Masnou and the bronze to Joan Fargas of the CN Cambrils. In the women’s category, local sailor Mireia Garriga took first place, while fellow crochet Sofía Constans finished third.

In the ILCA 6 modality, Ot Puig of the Club Náutico Vilanova has been proclaimed winner. She was followed on the podium by Laura Pedraza from CN Arenys de Mar and Bosco Mañas from Club Nàutic El Masnou. The sailor of the CN Sant Feliu de Guíxols Ricard Garriga has been fourth in the general classification and third male.

The competition

The regatta ended with a total of 4 races per group, two on Saturday and two on Sunday. Although the days were lifted without wind, a soft sheaf that rose from noon allowed the competition to be played.

The awards ceremony was held this Sunday with the presence of the councilor for sports of the City Council of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Mireia Borrego, and the Catalan secretary of the ILCA class, Javier Samón. Representing the board of the Sant Feliu de Guíxols Yacht Club were Josep Mediñà and Joaquim Rutllant.

The IX Guíxols Cup will continue on February 3 and 4 with the classes of Europe and 420.

The race

The Guíxols Cup, which bears the name of the city of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, was born in 2016 at the Club Nàutic Sant Feliu de Guíxols with the support of the Catalan Sailing Federation and the City Council of Sant Feliu de Guíxols with the aim of organizing a regatta that would pay tribute to the passion for the sport of sailing that exists in the municipality. Make the town known to sailors and families and generate a positive economic impact.

The Guíxols Cup 2024 is sponsored by Escola Nàutica Mediñà, Fast Mast, Imnasa and Helena Jornet Finques and has the support of the Catalan Sailing Federation, the Diputació de Girona and the City Council of Sant Feliu de Guíxols.